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Residential Detox Programs for Veterans and Active Duty Military near San Francisco

Withdrawing from alcohol or other drugs can be a difficult and dangerous process. The symptoms can range from mild headaches and nausea to seizures, hallucinations, and delusions. Withdrawal can be a particular problem for our nation’s veterans and active-duty military, who not only struggle with addiction at higher rates than the rest of the population…

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Alcohol Addiction Treatment for Veterans in the San Francisco Bay Area

Throughout our country’s history, individuals have answered the call to protect the American way of life by enlisting in one of the branches of the military. These men and women who have chosen to defend our country deserve to be taken care of when they return to civilian life. Unfortunately, there are many veterans, especially…

woman struggles with addiction and considers bay area telehealth services

Bay-Area Telehealth Services for Substance Abuse

For individuals who need treatment for substance abuse in California but who do not have the time or resources to commit to a residential treatment program, New Bridge Foundation is proud to offer telehealth services. Taking part in substance abuse treatment remotely allows our clients to get the same quality of care that they would…

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Veterans and Addiction During Thanksgiving

Veterans have a higher risk of abusing substances than members of the general population. Sadly, this risk is exacerbated during holidays like Thanksgiving, which involves the heightened tensions of family visits and a high likelihood of the presence of alcohol. While it is true that relapse can become more likely during the Thanksgiving holiday, help…

man struggles with alcohol addiction and considers virtual outpatient treatment

Bay-Area Virtual Outpatient Treatment for Alcohol

Virtual outpatient care is an effective and affordable form of treatment for alcohol addiction that allows individuals to receive top-quality care remotely. The virtual outpatient treatment program at New Bridge Foundation gives clients access to the care they need while allowing them to recover without entering a residential treatment program. If you or someone you…

Man participates in virtual outpatient services

4 Times to Consider Virtual Outpatient Services in the Bay Area

Mental health issues and addiction do not simply disappear when other issues take center stage. As the nation — and the world — face the current global pandemic, it is more important than ever that individuals struggling with these types of issues have access to high-quality remote treatment. In fact, in a quarantine situation, drug…

Emergency; Later Suicide

On May 7, 2020, the National Institute of Health issued a press release highlighting the findings of a new data analysis, which they had funded, and which had been published in the American Jour-nal of Preventative Medicine. The striking discovery found that patients who visited the emergency department for an opioid overdose are 100 times…

Jump in Suspected Overdoses

The Washington Post has reported that suspected overdoses ,not all of them fatal, nationally jumped 18% in March 2020, 29% in April 2020, and 42% in May 2020. These numbers were collected from data gathered from ambulance teams, hospitals, and police. The theory is that the culprit behind the spikes is the Coronavirus pandemic. The…